Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens

 

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Rhiannon Giddens (born February 21, 1977) is an American musician. She is known as the lead singer, violinist, banjo player and a founding member of the Grammy-winning[1] country, blues and old-time music band Carolina Chocolate Drops. She is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, an alumna of the elite North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics,[2] and a 2000 graduate of Oberlin Conservatory where she studied opera.[3] In addition to her work with the Drops, Giddens has released two solo albums: Tomorrow Is My Turn (2015) and Freedom Highway (2017).

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Freedom Highway
 
Freedom Highway is the second solo studio album of Folk/Americana musician and Carolina Chocolate Drops front woman Rhiannon Giddens.
Carolina Chocolate Drops
 
Tomorrow Is My Turn
 
Tomorrow Is My Turn is the first studio album from Rhiannon Giddens.
 
The New Basement Tapes
 

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Grammy winner Rhiannon Giddens returning to Grand Rapids for concert
  –  February 4, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Rhiannon Giddens, co-founder of the Grammy award-winning string ... "Tomorrow Is My Turn," blends American musical genres like gospel, jazz, blues and country. Giddens, who studied opera at Oberlin Conservatory, also has a recurring ...
Presidents’ Day, World Music Duos, Birthdays Of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Rhiannon Giddens & Corey Harris
  –  February 19, 2018
Wednesday, February 21 Global Village celebrates birthdays of critically acclaimed Americana and roots artist Rhiannon Giddens, and bluesman Corey Harris, who has incorporated reggae and African music into his work. Plus the latest from La Misa Negra ...
Presidents’ Day, World Music Duos, Birthdays Of Buffy Sainte-Marie, Rhiannon Giddens & Corey Harris
  –  February 19, 2018
Global Village celebrates Presidents’ Day with music from artists who ran for or won the office of president – including Dizzy Gillespie, Fela, Ruben Blades, and Michel Martelly – plus Les Ambassadeurs (because every president has some) and Brenda ...
Grammy winner Rhiannon Giddens returning to Grand Rapids for concert
  –  February 4, 2018
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Rhiannon Giddens, co-founder of the Grammy award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, will make her return to Grand Rapids on May 17 at St. Cecilia Music Center in downtown Grand Rapids. Giddens, who plays the banjo and fiddle ...
Rhiannon Giddens Plans 2018 Tour
  –  January 29, 2018
Rhiannon Giddens, one of music’s most treasured virtuosos, has added 35 new shows to her 2018 tour. Kickoff is Feb. 7 in Brooklyn, New York with five shows in New York City including a performance at the Tibet House US Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall on ...
Rhiannon Giddens confirms new tour dates, including the Byham Theater in May
  –  January 29, 2018
Rhiannon Giddens, a recipient of a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship ... "Freedom Highway" has topped 2017 year-end best-of lists, including NPR Music's which said, "(Giddens) time-travels from antebellum New Orleans to the present day, touching upon spirituals ...

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